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good morning, america. breaking overnight, new york city explosion. the moments of terror caught on camera. >> i heard boom. like this big black clouds. >> dozens of people hurt. >> an explosion -- >> this was an intentional act. >> windows shattering and cars, debris littering the streets. rushed to treat the injured. dazed from the explosion. emergency vehicles swarming the scene. >> city streets and subway lines shut down and the frightening discovery, a secondary device a
cell phone attached. bomb-sniffing dogs hunting for more. >> the urgent question this morning, was this an act of terror. on the same day of a pipe bomb explosion at a run in jersey. team coverage of the breaking story and the hunt for answers. good sunday morning, everyone. very b right to the breaking news. that explosion on a crowded street in lower manhattan. >> surveillance footage the device went off in the chelsea neighborhood. bystanders running away. 29 people take on the the hospital. >> moments later, just blocks away, a second suspicious device was found. a pressure cooker with the cell phone and wires attached. all wrapped in a plastic bag. now, the mayor of new york said
intentional act. no evidence of terrorism right now. >> he might have been trying to calm fears. a stabbing attack at a mall in minnesota. >> we do have team coverage of this fast-moving story. we start with abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross. >> reporter: good morning, an urgent search under way for the bomber. one bomb exploded device discovered. as the mayor says no evidence of terror, sources tell us it's too early to tell who was responsible. in a popular neighborhood on the west side of new york city. this surveillance video inside a fitness center shows the blast just after 8:30. glass shatters. >> 6-1-5 there's an explosion.
pail. >> we do want to be very clear -- the early indications, initial indications that this was an intentional act. >> reporter: officials say the bomb appears to have been placed in a tool box next to the construction trash container. in one video, a man seen is crossing the street in the vicinity of where the object was left. >> the ground shook and like windows shook this big flash of light. >> reporter: yet incredibly no one was killed. >> there were 29 injuries here. one considered serious. 24 of these people have been transported to area hospitals with various degrees of scrapes and abrasions from glass and metal. >> reporter: then two hours later, and just four blocks away, police discovered a second device. in what appears to be a pressure
bag with wiring and a cell phone attached. the nypd bomb squad removed the device as bomb-sniffing dogs searched the area for more suspicious packages. and they scanned surveillance videos looking for clues who was responsible. police this morning say they still don't know if the second device included explosives. the fact that it w in a pressure cooker like this one is of great concern. there are recipes and instructions to build a bomb online. >> remember, the innocent days these were simple kitchen devices. gone. >> exactly. they have taken this one to a location where they have a controlled detonation. >> thank you, brian.
surveillance cameras, the blast left the city on edge. just hours after a pipe bomb went off along a charity run in new jersey. abc's linzie janis joins us from the chelsea neighborhood where residents' nerves are still rattled this morning. >> reporter: good morning, paula, this blast going off after that police van you see there. chaos in manhattan overnight. after a major explosion rocks a popular neighborhood in the city. >> it was like a loud boom sound. >> reporter: law enforcement officials descending on the scene. residents fleeing the area in a panic. >> people started running up 23rd street. >> reporter: 29 people injured by the blast.
down city blocks and bystanders rushing to help the wounded. >> i'm willing to help. >> reporter: this woman out for a bite to eat when she heard the explosion. >> boom! we were like, oh, my god. >> reporter: and this chelsea resident stopping to pick up a magazine on her way when the blast erupted. >> it was really scary. >> reporter: in the aftermath, a second de away. we just have been moved out of this area, police telling us it's a hot zone and they're looking at another device. law enforcement sweeping an entire area. looking inside trash dispensers. just hours earlier on saturday, a separate explosion, 60 miles away in new jersey. >> it sounded like a cannon. it was very, very loud. >> reporter: a pipe bomb
5k race for a marine corps charity. >> a large round, dark smoke. >> reporter: investigators discovering a cache of several devices. all timed to go off at the intended start time of the race. in minnesota, overnight, a knife-wielding attacking people at a shopping mall. those eight people suffering nonlife threatening injuries in minnesota. in new jersey, that race so popular, so many people came out to it, it start had to be delayed. dan, the new york mayor said it's early but right now no apparent connection between that blast and the one here in new york city. >> but it's early. linzie janis we appreciate your
overnight. i spoke with joe clark right nearby when that explosion went off in lower manhattan. joe, we appreciate you coming on this morning. when were you when you heard that explosion? >> i was actually in the gap on 8th avenue and 23rd. an avenue away from here. in front of the store. i felt and heard the explosion. >> so, you went in the direction of the explosion to check it out? >> there was some vehicle started going towards what was going on. we could see some fire trucks already down here on the scene and we started walking this direction. >> in your pictures you post on the the internet, you see a lot of first responders, some victims being treated, did you see a lot of victims and did you get a sense of widespread fear and panic in the area sf. >> i was watching the firefighters. i told my girlfriend, take a
how they're reacting. they brought a chair and they sat him down right on 7th avenue and 23rd. i saw the one guy that i took the photos of, other people came along a little later. >> you felt confident based on the demeanor of these fifthers that this was not an exceedingly dangerous place to be. >> we were told, from what i heard, it was between 5th and 6 away. >> i understand you were near the world trade center in 1993 when it was hit by a bomb. did this give you a flash back. >> it did. the jolt and the noise that i heard was very similar and also the people's reaction and joe clark, we're really glad you're safe and for coming on this morning. thanks very much. >> thank you so much for having
happening right now on this investigation, we want to bring in a former nypd. i want to go back to new york city, bill deblasio said this was quote an intentional act. we're so early in the act how can he be ruling out terror? >> i don't he's ruling it out. i think he's being cautious. you don't want terror is any act of violence against the people to instill terror in them to go to the government to have them change foreign policy. but what we see here, the mayor and the commissioner, i think it's his second day in office, they're going to take the cautious approach. they're not going to instill panic in the people. >> i want everyone to look at the map and what happened and
morning. 12 hours, the blast in the chelsea neighborhood of new york city and that suspicious-looking pressure cook device, right now, anything that leads you to believe that these all conne connected. >> they may or may not together. so, what they're going to do is they're going to coordinate the investigation, share information tw york and in new jersey. they'll come at some point with a decision if they are or aren't connected. >> they'll be looking at the pressure cooker this morning. >> they have the pressure cooker it was removed from the new york city bomb squad. and they have it. they'll make the decision whether they're going to explode the device to gather evidence or they're going to attempt to
technique that they have to see inside of it if there's a device. >> all right, nick, we really appreciate your insight this morning. thanks for coming in. >> dan. >> thank you, nick. the explosion in manhattan immediately, of course, sent ripples out to campaign trail. donald trump coming out early saying it was a bomb. hillary clinton pouncing on trump for that. mary bruce is on that st we're already getting a glimpse this morning how trump and clinton would react as president. overnight, both responding. in very different ways. already, it's becoming political, hillary clinton scolding trump for his swift conclusion. donald trump was quick to respond to the explosion in manhattan speaking out after initial reports.
better get very tough, folks. >> reporter: describing it was a bomb even before it was confirmed. two hours later after landing back home in new york, clinton took a more cautious approach. >> we have to let the investigation unfold. >> reporter: and she took a swing at trump. >> i think it's always wiser to wait until you have information before making >> reporter: both candidates are being criticized by former defense secretary robert gates for lacking national security plans. but in the wall street journal, gates writes, that donald trump is unfit to be commander in chief. trump is hitting back. >> when they leave office they criticizing everyone. i don't like critics. i like the people who get it done and get it done right. >> reporter: now here at the
night. he has yet to respond publicly. >> mary, thank you. for more on this let's bring in martha raddatz, in washington where she'll be hosting "this week" later this morning. thank you for joining us. how are both candidates viewed as commander-in-chief particularly in moments of crisis? >> paula, moments like these are critical because they show voters how each candidate would handle the many crises they're su and these two as we see could not be more different. you saw hillary clinton come out with that careful statement, sticking to the facts as she awaits more information that's indicative of her style as secretary of state. contrary to donald trump who shoots from the hip. to some it's an aggressive style that carries a lot of risks but
appreciate. >> eight days away from now which could be a pivotal moment the first presidential debate, how high are the stakes for these two candidates? >> it's such an important moment in this race the last real variable where the candidates will be head to head without tell prompters without advisers on the same stage. barring any meltdown, these debates don't redefine the race they tend to each candidate. both are practicing. we're not sure it's exactly the same between donald trump and hillary clinton. >> martha, we should point out you'll be moderating the second debate. which will come up shortly after the first one. martha, thank you. i want to remind everybody martha has a big show, she goes one-on-one with both vice
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welcome back to "good morning america." we begin this half-hour with this breaking news overnight, an explosion in a crowded new york city neighborhood, chelsea to be exact. 29 people hurt in the blast. the mayor calling it an inte >> then the frightening discovery of a second device, a pressure cooker with a cell phone and wires. now the investigation into whether or not thuz with an act of terrorism and abc's brian ross is joining us again. you have a pressure cooker right here. this has become a weapon of choice. >> it has. instructions on how to make this simple kitchen device into
marathon attack there were two bombs made out of this. right now the investigation is focused on -- there's a m boor at large. someone set off a bomb. the new york police department have this counterterrorism center that i have been given a tour of recently, with hundreds of cameras all over the city and they look at every license plate coming in and out of the city. they the city. that's what they're doing right now. >> we're talking about three possible locations, that pipe bomb in seaside, new jersey, then you have the bomb in chelsea in new york city, just a couple of blocks away the pressure cooker, trying to figure out if these are connected. what obstacles are they facing? >> the main obstacle who is this person, he got away, does he
this comes as president obama and world leaders from everywhere coming into the city for the united nations generally assembly. so, it's a tense time already. >> brian ross our chief investigative correspondent. we appreciate it. >> thanks for coming in on a weekend, brian. we want to turn to pierre thomas, he's been in touch with top law enforcement officials this morning and he has moren >> reporter: top officials here in washington, including the president and homeland security jeh johnson are monitoring the situation, for now they're following the lead of new york city officials. officials i'm talking to, with so little on motive, nothing can be ruled out. the fact that this is some kind of an intentional act has a lot of officials here in washington
city being a prime terror target and the united nations general assembly arriving. dan. >> pierre, thank you. all this coming at the same time a terrifying attack at a mall in minnesota that we mentioned earlier in the show. a man wearing the uniform of a security guard stabbed several people before he off-duty police officer. sunny hostin has more. >> reporter: eight people were injured in that attack at the shopping mall leaving a town on edge. overnight, a stabbing ram page inside a packed mall in minnesota. >> st. cloud is getting reports of stabbing and shots fired at the mall off division. >> reporter: witnesses say the
uniform. at least eight people were stabbed. police revealing the man made references to islam. >> that individual made some references to allah and we have confirmed that he asked at least one person if they were muslim before he assaulted them. >> reporter: police not letting anyone in or out as they swept the area. >> whether that was a terrorist know. >> reporter: the motive still under investigation. the suspect was killed inside the macy's department store by an off-duty police officer. the attack leaving this town shaken. >> we got eight victims that were assaulted here in our mall. and so, guess what, starting tomorrow, things won't be the same here. >> seven of the wounded were treated and released while one
the motive for the stabbings is still under investigation. >> interesting to see him that nothing is going to be the same here. just emotionally or they're going to boost security in some way. boosting security at these soft targets is such a problematic endeavor. >> almost impossible. let's check the forecast once again. rob, good morning. >> reporter: want to talk about the west coast. high fire danger over several days. one burning in california, near the mammoth lakes ski resort. the conditions aren't going to get any better in the next day and half. fire warnings and watches for santa barbara. temperatures are going to be warm with a bit of an offshore flow. might see some thunderstorms and dwight lightning pop up in southern california.
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hall of fame said it nominates no one. a committee of 46 journalists and 2 existing hall of fame members vote on the nominations the day before the super bowl. to be eligible for nomination a player must be retired from the league for at least five years. but according to the hall of fame, character is no criteria for the induction process. >> for the nfl to be in another story like this where a convicted rapist is being nominated for the pro football ha where the national football league does not warranty to be. >> reporter: a change in policy, saying i'm sure it will be discuss. we never say never. we want to make sure our process the best process. there are several football hall of fame members that have been convicted of crimes they were
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scenes and abc's nick watt is here with everything you need to know. everything, literally. >> lot of pressure. i'm not sure of everything, some of what you need to know. nearly 250 nominations, that's the most ever, golden age of tv, the longest red carpet ever. wait waiters are practicing serving. ji >> the best thing about the emmys it's an award show for television on television. >> my favorite things the fashion and the food. >> i always say, wear something that makes you feel like a million bucks. but, who's going to win. >> best drama actress is one that you really want to keep yourself on the edge of your chair for. >> what now.
wright. long overlooked in house of cards and kerri russell. >> it was the right thing to go for a lot of reasons. >> also deserving, black-ish, sara paulson. sure things veep and jeffery tambor for transparent. and the behemoth "game of thrones." >> i take what is mine. >> if you're wondering why paula is wearing sunglasses right now, she's taken them out of the gift bags. these gift bagses for the a-listers $50,000 worth of stuff in there. including $8,000 vacations and
plastic surgery certificate. >> really? >> i don't know. >> catch the excitement tonight with the primetime emmy awards. lara is going to be there hosting the red carpet with chris harrison. good morning, america. welcome into "sportscenter." i'm lisa kerney. he's john anderson. football on a saturday, yes, plenty. >> how morning this is, america, nonetheless, we go to college football. oklahoma and ohio state. norman. so, the buckeyes come in, ou a
point. j.t. barrett to noah brown, an excellent catch. it's not like this one right here. time running out in the half. the sooner and the victory because he had four catches. that was the best one and ohio state rolls, 45-24. ole miss trying to beatnik saban for a third straight time. bama number one. trailing at one point. chad kelly dropping back, sacked out, he scoops it up and reaches in for the touchdown. alabama ties it up. kelly pressured again. intercepted by jonathan allen takes it the other way. the big boy, rumbling. 75 yards to the house. he goes. alabama comes back, wins it, 48-43. the final. >> college football week three, sunday nfl week --